VMware Horizon View: Install, Configure, Manage [V7]

Course information
Price: Please Call
Day(s): 4
Course Code: VMVIEW
PSO: 34
Delivery Method: Company Event

Overview

This hands-on training course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. It builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the View component of VMware Horizon® 6, release 6.2, through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This course teaches you how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide end users a customized desktop environment.

Those interested in the latest version should refer to VMHICM Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage for more details.

Pre-Requisites

  • Experience in Microsoft Windows Active Directory administration
  • Experience with VMware vSphere®
  • Create a template in the VMware vCenter Server™ system and deploy a virtual machine

Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives
  • Introduction to Horizon 6  and View
  • Overview of Horizon 6
  • Introduce View features and components
  • Explain how View can be operated in FIPS mode
  • View Connection Server
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Configure View events database and the Syslog server
  • View Desktops
  • Prepare Windows virtual machines as View desktops
  • Compare PCoIP and RDP remote display protocols
  • Explain USB redirection and multimedia redirection
  • Install View Agent in a virtual machine template
  • Deploy a manual pool and entitle users to access it
  • Compare Windows and Linux VDI virtual machines
  • Horizon Client Options
  • Describe Horizon Client for Windows and Mac OS X
  • Describe Horizon Client  for mobile devices with biometric authentication
  • Describe HTML Access, thin clients, and zero clients
  • Compare options for client drive redirection 
  • Creating and Managing Automated Pools
  • Configure and provision automated pools of desktops
  • Compare dedicated and floating-assignment pools
  • Compare storage options, including VMware Virtual SAN™
  • Creating and Managing Linked-Clone Desktop Pools
  • Overview of View Composer operations
  • Deploy and provision linked-clone desktops
  • Compare storage options, including Virtual SAN
  • Manage linked-clone desktops
  • Manage persistent disks
  • Creating and Managing RDS Desktop and Application Pools
  • Set up RDS hosts to create a farm of hosts
  • Deploy and provision RDS desktop poolsDeploy and provision RDS application pools
  • Manage application pools
  • Explain how linked clones provide automated management of  RDS server farms
  • Using View Administrator
  • Configure the View environment
  • Compare authentication options for desktop accessCompare 3D rendering options such as vDGA and GRID vGPU
  • Manage administrators, users, sessions, and policies
  • Monitor the View environment
  • Managing View Security
  • Describe recommended network configurations and authentication options
  • Configure the View security server
  • Describe Access Point, a Linux-based  alternative for the DMZ
  • View Persona Management
  • Configure user profiles with View Persona Management
  • Describe View Persona Management and Windows roaming profiles
  • Configure a View Persona Management deployment
  • Describe best practices for a View Persona Management deployment
  • Command-Line Tools and Backup Options
  • Introduce the vdmadmin utility
  • Describe client systems in kiosk mode
  • Back up the View databases
  • Restore the View databases
  • View Performance and Scalability
  • Describe multiserver deployments to create a View pod
  • Explain performance considerations and load balancing for a  pod
  • Explain Cloud Pod Architecture for multiple View pods

Objectives

  • Identify View components
  • Install and configure View Connection Server
  • Install and configure virtual machines that become desktops
  • Configure and manage VMware Horizon® Client™ systems
  • Configure and manage pools of existing physical machines
  • Configure and manage automated pools of full virtual machines
  • Configure and manage pools of linked-clone machines
  • Configure and manage Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktop and application pools
  • Use View Administrator to configure the View environment
  • Configure secure access to View virtual machines
  • Describe steps to deploy View Persona Management for user profile management
  • Manage performance and scalability of a View deployment

Target Audience

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the VMware virtual desktop infrastructure

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